December Work: Unity Splinetool and Chrome Jisho Extension

In December I had some free time during the holidays so I decided to create 2 small side projects. First up I made an editor extension in Unity that allows you to draw a path by using Bezier curves inside the editor. You can quickly generate a complex path and extrude a mesh around it, either horizontal…

Japanese Short: Expressing Proximity with よこ and となり

Like any language, Japanese has multiple words for denoting location. There are two words for “next to” which might confuse students: よこ and となり so let’s take a closer look. Both of them conveniently are translated as “next to” in textbooks but there’s a little bit more to it. よこ means that the object is horizontal…